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  1. Ricky Gervais perfectly explains difference between science and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Avowed Catholic Stephen Colbert challenged Ricky Gervais in a spirited debate over the existence of god and Gervais' embrace of atheism. "I know that you're an atheist," Colbert began during Wednesday's episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert .


  2. Stephen Colbert, Ricky Gervais debate existence of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... is not why but how. Why is irrelevant, isn't it?" said the comedian, who described himself as an agnostic atheist. "Atheism is only rejecting the claim that there is a god. Atheism isn't a belief system. This is atheism in a nutshell: You say ...


  3. Colbert, Gervais Debate Existence of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Daily Beast

    ... point. "An agnostic atheist is someone who doesn't know there's a god or not, as no one does," he said, adding, "Atheism is only rejecting the claim that there is a god. Atheism isn't a belief system." Gervais summed up atheism this way: "You say ... 97 comments

  4. Espeut, here I come againRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... as a teenager, Mark's 'rational examination of life, science, and natural phenomena' since then has led him into atheism. But a really rational person asking serious biblical questions, if rebuffed, would seek the answers elsewhere.'" First, a ...


  5. Impossible to Believe - Preaching in a Secular CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KWRD-FM Irving

    ... worldview options that were simply unavailable until very recently. In fact, as I was doing research for my book on atheism I learned that the very first use of "atheist" in English came from Miles Coverdale who invented the word during his time ...


  6. No evidence, logic there's a god, Mr JamesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Gleaner

    I read the letter in your Monday, January 23, 2017, edition from Ewin James, titled 'Atheism - a denial of reality', and I feel I must respond. Mr James makes what is the single biggest mistake one can make when discussing atheism, and that is assuming that atheists don't believe in any gods because of some traumatic event in our lives.


  7. 2017: From Bolshevism to 'polite persecution'?Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Acton Institute

    ... state-run media, in collusion with hand-picked intelligentsia, would seduce the general populace into Marxist atheism in just one generation. Those who didn't swear allegiance to the Lenin's manifesto were forced into the Russian diaspora. The tens ...


  8. A Secular State is best for religious and atheist citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... Most atheists are open to new evidence that we might be mistaken. Many people misunderstand the difference between atheism and secularism. Both are forces for good, but for different reasons. Atheism can mean actively believing gods do not exist, or ...


  9. Textbooks Spark A Religious Dispute In MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    ... roversy highlights the growing reach of the Russian church in a multicultural society, after years of Soviet-imposed atheism. (RFE/RL's Current Time TV)


  10. The Mufti and the cinema: Can Saudi reconcile its reformist 2030 vision with its beliefs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    ... in response to a question that was very hypothetical. Mufti only refused the idea if it was used to promote lewd and atheism films. But the Mufti was not decisive in saying no or banning cinema, as did several extremist clerics who rush into ...


  11. An atheist's guide to Scorsese's "Silence":...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Salon

    ... 20s, my lack of faith felt more and more like that: a lack. I remember reading Thomas Hardy's poem "Hap," in which atheism is presented not as some launchpad into a higher realm of intellectual and moral refinement, but an acutely felt loss. "How ...


  12. Once identified as atheist, Mark Zuckerberg says 'I believe religion is very important'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Coastal Courier

    The founder of Facebook posted a cheerful message on Christmas Day, saying that he, his wife, child and dog were all celebrating the holiday together. Mark Zuckerberg just gave atheism a thumbs down.


  13. Shaun Micallef sees a religious zeal in atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Age

    ... millions of people around the world devoted to particular religions, Micallef is also struck by the rise of militant atheism. Led by Professor Richard Dawkins, who wrote The God Delusion , it's an anti religion philosophy that, ironically, is ...


  14. Your views: Readers' lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... atheist. Russ Hay (Letters, January 10) both ignores and inadvertently affirms the accuracy of my observation that atheism is a faith position. As such it determines how the facts, and in Russ' case, the Bible, are interpreted. Is it "despotic" for ...


  15. A long exposure of a poi performance on Sept. 26, 2008. Photo courtesy of Creative CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Religion News Service

    ... depending on who is raging - the anger is directed at politicians, all religions, Islam or Muslims, secularism, atheism and at times simply the daftness of co-debaters. Put together, all this rage leaves a pretty obvious footprint on the online ...


  16. The Shocking Attempts to Manipulate Our Elections and Subvert the Democratic ProcessRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | Daily Pundit

    ... persistent claims to the contrary. One email shows that a DNC official contemplated highlighting Sanders' alleged atheism - even though he has said he is not an atheist - during the primaries as a possibility to undermine support among voters. "It ...


  17. David Malone's "Why Are We Here?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Psybertron Asks

    ... be sure there isn't. Like David, nothing I believe requires existence of a supernatural omniscient agent. My kind of atheism. The Case Against God - scientific standards of logical argument and evidence. Leaves possibility of a god outside of ...


  18. The Arctic Cathedral, or Ishavskatedralen, of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Religion News Service

    ... she said . Kimberly Winston is a freelance religion reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She covers atheism and freethought for RNS. RNS's comments section is meant to be a place of lively yet respectful and edifying discussion of our ...


  19. Congressional AtheistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Switched

    ... The term 'atheist' persisted into the 19th century and eloquent books of unbelief multiplied over and over. But 'atheism' could never escape the taint of having been moralized as a defective state of being. And so in 1869 professor Thomas Huxley of ...


  20. Kim Kardashian returns to social media with sentimental family videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... assertions by many that Zuckerberg already has way more money than God. The signs that he is leaning away from atheism towards a higher power has turned up on - of all places - a Facebook post. Read more: http ...